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Correlational findings

Study Rafanelli et al. (2000): study IT 1995

Public:
Remitted mental out-patients and controls, Italy, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 40
Non Response:
0
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
Personal Growth
Our Classification
Operationalization
Selfreport on 11 questions:
a: I am not interested in activities that will expand my horizons
b: I have the sense that I have developed a lot as a person over time
c: When I think about it, I haven't really improved much as a person over the years
d: I think it is important to have new experiences that challenge how I think about myself and the world
e: I think it is important to have new experiences that challenge how you think about yourself and the world
f: I don't want to try new ways of doing things -- my life is fine the way it is
g: I do not enjoy being in new situations that require me to change my old familiar ways of doing things
h: There is truth to the saying you can't teach an old dog new tricks
i: For me, life has been a continuous process of learning, changing and growing
j: For me, life has been a continuous process of learning, changing, and growth
k: I gave up trying to make big improvements or changes in my life a long time ago.

Rated on a 6-point numerical scale: (1= strongly disagree to 6= strongly agree)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-FH-cw-mq-v-2-a r = +.30 ns remitted mental out-patients M-FH-cw-mq-v-2-a r = +.22 ns healthy control group